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american petroleum institute. >>> thanks to president obama for the confidence, like an old soldier. >> so said david petraeus 15 months ago, september 2011, when he was sworn in as director of the central intelligence agency, petraeus was nominated by president obama replacing outgoing cia director leon panetta. now head of the department of defense. but petraeus suddenly resigned one week ago in petraeus' own words, a quote unquote extramarital affair. the woman in question, paula broadwell who is also married and co-wrote a 400-page biography of general petraeus last year when petraeus was still the top commander in afghanistan. >> it is a portrait of modern warfare. and i tried to show in the back how his ideas are playing out on the ground through the poor traits of three battalion commanders. >> petraeus still has a stellar reputation. a four-star general, with a 37- year military career. he was chosen by president george w. bush to oversee the surge strategy in iraq in 2007. he was sent by president obama to be the top commander in afghanistan, heading isaf, the international
but thanks to obama we owe an extra trillion dollars. we have to cut geezer welfare to pay for them. maryland, democrat line. >> thank you. i'm a first time caller actually and thank you and also i listen all the time on c-span radio. i wanted to put in a plug for your app. it's great and listen all the time. >> you heard on xm channel 119. >> great. okay. i wanted to say i think it's - as a democrat and this may be little unusual, i think it's unfortunate that aarp is taking this position. i think it's going to end up divide people more along generational lines. rather than fair partisan lines. realistically looking at the long-term and maybe generationx folks like myself. we have to take a bit of a different perspective on this and i think there is a chance we'll have to raise the age for benefits but also means tests social security at some point and look at it as an insurance program and say you know, i don't know what the cut off plan would be but if you earn about 400,000 dollars a year or some high amount depending where you live. may be different in new york verses kansas city but at
unsatisfactory ending. >> host: charles, la joya, california, good afternoon to you. >> caller: i want to thank you, neil, it was a wonderful, wonderful book, very compelling. i heard an interview with president obama talking about the fact that it wouldn't have helped in the situation because there's company like aig that acted a little different than companies, you know, like inves, and can you explain a little bit about would that be a panacea to prevent all the problems? can you explain -- you gained a lot of financial education since you started as the inspector general. can you explain how that would work? thanks. >> guest: sure, i mean, glass see gel was the depression era law separating investment banks from commercial banks. it meant what, you know, basically that a bank like citi bank or jpmorgan chase couldn't also do investment banks activities, and also, in other areas like insurance, and that bill really got dismantled by a series of regulatory provisions by the fed leading up to the end of the clinton administration where the last were basically removed, torn apart by a legislati
i heard people saying that the women of america elected barack obama. [applause] i am sure she will get into the political. without further ado it is my pleasure to introduce naomi wolf. [applause] >> thank you so much. is such an honor an unhappy experience to be here for so many reasons. one represents the side tried to carry on the tradition that has been pioneered by other women at that moment when them is the first began to speak courageously about sexuality which has been called the sexual revolution. it is surprising to me to find that anyone would consider a powering women and men with more information about what makes the blended happy is not a fam -- feminist task. >> this is of my life is like these days. can you hear me if i walk around like this? american publishers and authors their books in big cardboard boxes with the title in giant letters outside the box. i live in new york. a recently walked through my body and my door man was waiting with a look of consternation on his face. and getting used to say the word "vagina" "vagina" "vagina" in public. i knew it was
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